Acting leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman (front) with some of the newly elected Labour MPs  in Westminster, central London, this week. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA

Britain’s major trade unions have been given months to sign up their members to vote in September’s election for the Labour Party leadership to repla(...)

UK Labour’s shadow health secretary  Andy Burnham. Mr Burnham has become the latest party member to join the leadership contest following the resignation of Ed Miliband.   Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham has thrown his hat into the ring in the battle for the Labour leadership.Mr Burnham joins Chuka Umunna and Liz Ke(...)

Acting leader of UK Labour Harriet Harman. Ms Harman has announced the party’s new shadow cabinet after last week’s general election. Photograph: Danny E Martindale/Getty Images

Acting UK Labour leader Harriet Harman has announced the line-up of her new shadow cabinet, filling gaps left by the party’s disappointing showing in (...)

Labour leader Ed Miliband following his resignation speech in the wake of his party’s defeat. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

MARK HENNESSYLondon EditorLord Stewart Wood stood at the side of the room; unshaven, grey-faced, exhausted. Around him, Labour Party staff who had wor(...)

Britain’s political leaders on Tuesday began a final push for votes ahead of Thursday’s knife-edge election. Photograph: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images

By Friday, Labour’s campaign chief Douglas Alexander may be Britain’s foreign secretary. Or he may be jobless, beaten by a 20-year-old Scottish Nation(...)

Page 3 of the Sun on Tuesday. A new look?

Readers of Britain’s biggest-selling tabloid newspaper the Sun are getting their mammary quotient nipped in the bud. According to reports, it seems th(...)

British Labour Party deputy leader Harriet Harman has said she has nothing to apologise for over the involvement of a civil rights organisation she used to work for with a paedophile rights campaign.

British Labour Party deputy leader Harriet Harman has said she has nothing to apologise for over the involvement of a civil rights organisation(...)

Activists and opponents accused Britain’s prime minister David Cameron of discriminating against single parents and promoting a fantasy 1950s lifestyl(...)

Disgraced  broadcaster Stuart Hall faces the prospect of having to spend more time in prison as judges review the length of his sentence for sex offences. Photograph: PA

Disgraced veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall had his 15-month prison sentence for sex offences doubled by Court of Appeal judges today. Lord chief justic(...)

Outgoing Australian prime minister Julia Gillard speaks to journalists following her defeat in the Labor Party leadership ballot in Canberra last Wednesday. Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

‘I think what’s underlain [sic] Labor’s problems is not basically issues of personality. The issues of personality are a product of the disconnection (...)